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nationwide. edward lawrence is in washington. edward, good morning. >> reporter: these were vicious, fast-moving storms that ripped across the south. in addition to the deaths, the work crews in the south are working to restore the power in at least five states because of the tornadoes and the blizzard conditions in the midwest. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore three mobile, alabama. >> there it is. >> joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church and homes and his son's high school. >> the van is almost destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. just all the portable buildings for classrooms are gone. >> reporter: here in houston, texas, the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis lowe and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to leave at first but could't because the truck was off the ground, and it wouldn't go. finally, it touched the ground, and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. eight people were taken to the hospital. te
through 30 states dumping snow, sleet and spawning dozens of tornadoes. edward lawrence has the latest. >> reporter: the northeast is dig out from a giant storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some places. >> it's the heaviest snow i can remember. it's shutting the machine down every time of you give it a little push. the ice just clogs it up. >> reporter: the storm started in california last weekend and crossed the country creating blizzards in the midwest and south. several people died in traffic accidents. and the roads remain dangerous for holiday travelers heading home. in arkansas, this man needed a tow after sliding into a ditch. >> going about 55 or 60 and i hit like a chunk of ice or something. >> reporter: the weather caused thousands of flight cancellations this week. and more delays are expected in the northern part of the country today. one family is trying to get to miami and keeping an eye on their flight. >> we are delayed a bit. hopefully we'll get out of here. i'm fine with an hour delay. just, you know, trying to at least make it out some point today. >> rep
about it. >> no, on the christmas break. edward lawrence is in washington, d.c. this morning with more on what lies ahead in the days to come. so edward i guess we won't really see any action until at least thursday? is that right? >> reporter: yeah we won't see action until thursday because the senate doesn't get back into session until thursday at the moment the capitol is deserved. so is the white house, as you know president obama is in hawaii on his annual vacation. that he has every year here. now he spent christmas eve playing golf and working out at a local marine base out there. he also has another golf round planned again for today. the talks between the president and the house have broken down on this fiscal cliff there are to try and avoid the deadline that's coming up. on thursday when the senate comes back into session most of the house of representatives will also be back and the president is going to work if hawaii to try and get -- from hawaii to try and get everybody to work together but at this point it seems like the deadline is just looming. >> we've been talking a
a backseat to fuel economy. edward loh, editor in chief for "motor trend" magazine says auto makers are paying close attention because more americans are in a buying mood. right now, the average age of a car opt road is 11 years, a record high. >> now, they're in these old cars. they want to buy a new one. they're going to start thinking about, hey, how much am i going to pay at the pump? >> reporter: overall consumer interest in alternate-fuel vehicles is up 54% so g.m. is renewing its commitment to pure electric cars with the chevy spark ev. ford is rolling out eight vehicles that deliver 40 miles per gallon or better including the 2014 fiesta, that has a breakthrough three cylinder engine. ford spokesman mike levine. >> the engine is so small you could it fit it in the suitcase but has the performance of a standard engine and expected to get best fuel economy of any non-hybrid car in america. >> reporter: rebecca lindland said he have seen a rebirth thanks to advances in technology. >> in many cases we're seeing upwards of 25 30, into the 40s mile-per-gallon arrange which is simi
a massive storm system that caused christmas day havoc in the midwest and the southeast. cbs reporter edward lawrence has more on this wild weather. >> it's two funnels on the ground. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore through mobile, alabama. >> there it is! >> reporter: joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church, some homes and his son's high school. >> that band room is almost destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. all the portable buildings and classrooms are gone. >> reporter: near houston a tornado destroyed buildings and tore down power lines. this woman and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we don't leave because the truck was off the ground. it wouldn't go. finally it touched the ground and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide and 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when it hit. >> went into the laundry room and sat down. >> reporter: further north a massive snowstorm is the problem. snow and ice co
tornadoes were spotted in states across the south. cbs news reporter edward lawrence has details on the damage and where the storm is headed next. >> two funnels on the ground. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore through mobile, alabama. >> there it is! >> reporter: joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church and homes and his son's high school. >> the band room and fieldhouse are destroyed. all the portable buildings for classrooms are gone. >> reporter: near houston, texas the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to get away. the truck was off the ground and it wouldn't go. finally we took off. >> reporter: damage from pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when the twister hit. >> they hunkered down in the laundry room. >> reporter: further north a snowstorm is the problem. snow and ice covered the roads in oklahoma. >> i got my chains on. i'm pr
schlesinger reports one mother thought the pen would be mightier than the sword. >> debra edwards will never forget jun 2, 2009. she discovered her daughter dana clair's lifeless bloody body on her daughter's bathroom floor in the wealthy san antonio neighborhood of alamo heights. >> kneeled on the floor next to her and pushed the towel off of her head. >> dana clair edwards had an mba and worked in the family's construction business. she had been beaten and strange told death. on top of that dana's beloved dog was later found battered to death in a nearby park. >> thanks for coming in. appreciate it. >> absolutely. >> in police interview dana clair's ex-boyfriend 43-year-old thomas ford looked shocked and in grief. >> oh, god. >> but the two had just broken up and that made ford a natural suspect. in the beginning of their investigation police had little to work with, just some grainy surveillance video taken outside dana clair's apartment building showing a vehicle which looked like ford's suv entering and leaving around the time of the murders. but dana clair's mother had followed the inv
for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> dramatic cell phone video. officer edward norton jumped into the frigid waters of boston harbor after a woman fell in. he pulled her to a nearby life rachlt she's okay. he's turned his back on holiday and is focusing on law enforcement. >> welcome back. the controversy surrounding "zero dark thirty" didn't affect the box offer opened the weekend. the film opened in just five theaters and took in more than $400,000. >> new year's eve implies that torture helped find osama bin larden. >> reporter: the film "zero dark thirty" is a hit with audience and critics but the oscar front-runner does not have many fans at the cia. it's so offensive that director mike morell sent a letter to the agency's employees last friday telling them it's a dramatization, not a reality of the facts. the film creates the strong impression that enhanced interrogation teaching them. that impression is false. the film about osama bin laden has reignited debate over what the cia called enhanced interrogation was really torture. >> the
over again. erin, you were heavily involved in covering the john edwards trial. what did we learn there? >> well, i think we learned, number one i mean the justice department has had a real mixed record this year and actually the last four years. in john edwards' case he won the battle. he was acquitted on one charge and there was a mistrial on the other, so he walked away but i think he lost the war. so i think we learned more unfortunately, about this particular individual than most of us really wanted to know. and the whole idea of him trying to come back right now, you know, he spent a fortune, maybe his fortune, on this case. he hasn't worked for four years. he's trying to get his law license back to active status. it will be interesting to see what he does next. >> moving forward. >> changed a lot of people's views about politicians, too, and their personal lives. >> it was an astonishing fall from grace. i think when all of a sudden people start peeling back the layers of your life inside a courtroom, it's not the place where you ever want to have that
is with the prince and some flowers with her husband by her side she was all smiles leaving the king edward vii hospital. the royal couple's office says she is headed to kensington palace where she will rest. >>> silicon valley's john mcafee is under arrest in guatemala. the founder of the santa clara software company mcafee was taken into custody yesterday accused of entering guatemala illegally. he is a person of interest in the murder of his neighbor in belize. he had been this hiding but this week, surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. mcafee contends he is a victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >> i had to leave but the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the parisian government now that i'm in a safe place i can speak freely. >> a lot more to this story. mcafee may face deportation back to belize. >>> coming up, why the nap nanny maker is being sued. >> the high level phone call that could signal progress. >> first police move in to take down a suspect but his family has other ideas. the bizarre bust coming up after the br
the king edward vie hospital ii hospital. >>> john mcafee is under arrest in guatemala. the founder of santa clara software company mcafee taken into custody yesterday accused of entering guatemala illegally. mcafee is the person of interest in a murder of a neighbor in belize. he had been in hiding but this week surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. he says he is the victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >>> i had to leave but the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belizian government. now that i'm in a safe place, i can speak freely. >> mcafee still may face deportation though back to belize. >>> the egyptian army now has tanks outside the presidential palace in cairo amid worsening clashes between protestors and supporters of the syrian government. overnight, violence killed five people and injured more than 600 others. mohamed morsi critics began protesting two weeks ago when the president gave himself unrestricted power. >>> an norms u.s. official says secretary of state hillary clinton plans to meet with ru
to be the queen got through to kate's nurse. >> hello. good morning. king edward vii hospital. >> hello there. could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter. >> reporter: the prankster fooled her way past the operator and tricked kate's nurse as well. she revealed that the duchess was being treated for severe morning sickness, had not thrown up during her shift. >> she was given some fluids. she was quite dehydrated when she came in. >> reporter: the nurse said she was sleeping despite being in a strange bed. a second deejay replied, well, it's no palace, is it. >> when can you take me to the hospital, charles. >> when will it be all right to come down and see her? maybe in the morning or something if that's okay. >> i would suggest that any time after 9:00 would be suitable. >> reporter: the hospital director says he deplores the foolish prank and promises to investigation the breakdown in phone security. the call went on for several minutes, complete with the queen's fake dog barking in the background. the radio host from the australian show apologized for the hoax. they said they
. with her husband by her side, she was all smiles today leaving the king edward vii hospital. she has some flowers in her hands, too. the royal couple's office say she is headed to kensington palace for more rest. >>> internet security pioneer john mcafee is under arrest in guatemala. the eccentric founder of santa clara-based mcafee was taken into custody yesterday. he is a person of interest in the murder of a neighbor in belize. he had been in hiding but this week, he surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. mcafee believes he is a victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >> the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belize government. now that i'm in a safe place i can speak freely. >> mcafee's arrest was for entering guatemala illegally. he could face deportation back to belize. >> that is kuwait a story. >> bizarre. >> i guess. >> that's quite a story. >> bizarre. >> i guess. >>> state lawmakers get a great deal on improvements to cars they now own, new tires, gps upgrades. guess what. you paid for it. >> and glittering bla
. at a time when style is taken a backseat to fuel economy. edward low editor in chief for motor trend magazine says automakers are paying close attention because more americans are in a buying mood. right now the average age of a car on the road is 11 years a record high. >> now they're in these old cars and they want to buy a new one. they're going to start thinking about hey, how much am i going to pay at the pump? >> reporter: overall consumer interest in alternative fuel vehicles is up 54%. so gm is renewing its commitment to pure electric cars with the chevy spark ev. ford is rolling out eight vehicles that deliver 40 miles per gallon or better. including the 2014 fiesta that has a breakthrough three cylinder engine. the spokesman mickle line. >> it's so small you can actually fit it in a suitcase and it has the performance of a standard engine and is expected to get the best fuel economy of any nonhybrid car in america. >> reporter: we've seen a rebirth of the traditional gasoline engine thanks to advances in technology. >> in many cases we're seeing upwards of 25, 30, into the
in america got bad grades in a new crash tests and as edward lawrence reports this morning family cars earn higher marks in crash safety than most luxury sedans in the study. >> reporter: megan lynch's job keeps her on the road. she thought a 2012 prius would be a good investment. >> i was told i would get close to 50 miles a gallon, which would be great going back and forth. >> reporter: but she never thought the prius v would be among the worst performers in a crash test. the institute put 18 mid size family cars through the test, simulating what happens when only the front corner of a car hits another vehicle or object. the institute says one quarter of serious injuries is and deaths in frontal crashes occur in these overall impacts. the survival rate for the driver in the prius v was found to be severely compromised. the side air bag also deployed too late. the country's top-selling mid size car the toyota cam are also got a poor rating. the wheel was shoved into the well on impact. the honda accord and suzuki got good ratings. the institute says 13 of the mid size cars in the test grou
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: tomorrow, there could be up to a foot of snow in many parts of new england. edward lawrence for cbs news, washington. >> airlines have already canceled 5,000 flights this week because of the weather. even more cancellations are expected over the next couple of days. there are already significant delays this morning at indianapolis and dayton, ohio. the nation's airports are expected to be busy once again today as people start heading home after their christmas gatherings. it's wise to check your airline first to check flight status. >>> heavy rain meant worries for people on the peninsula preparing for more flooding along the san fransesquito creek. crews from the city and california conservation corps spent a lot of christmas stacking sandbags on the levee to keep the creek out of gardens neighborhood. there's already been some flooding from ver buena verbena drive to areas in the neighborhood. it made for a less than happy christmas. >> kids didn't wake up in the morning thinking they have to help their parents clean up the yards and cars. >> people were evacuated from one unsafe home
days at king edward vii in london. the condition is rare but treatable. >> severe dehydration and weight loss is associated with that so the best thing to do is to get fluids back into your body. >> reporter: there's been a lot of speculation about a royal bump, as brits call it. the press has been watching kate closely for clues. the only noticeable change is her new hairstyle darker locks and shorter bangs it's too early to know if kate is expecting a boy or girl. either way the child could one day be britain's king or queen. tina kraus, cbs news, london. >>> we'll be hearing a lot about that child in the coming weeks. here we go. weather time now. we have a beautiful shot of san francisco on a calm monday evening. boy was it not calm yesterday morning. winds howling 50 to 60 miles per hour rain heavy at times widespread flooding on streets and tonight just a whole truckload of nothing. livermore 54 degrees. san francisco 56. cooling off even with cloudy conditions santa rosa 54. and oakland right now 57. hi-def doppler is now showing a couple of very light showers moving on
performance enhancing drugs. >> john edwards walked after federal prosecutors failed to convince a jury the former presidential candidate misused campaign donations to hide his mistress. >> the last of nasa's space shuttles arrived at museums around the country while the first privately built spacecraft delivered supplies to the international space station. >> the curiosity landed on mar mars. >> felix bomb gardener broke the speed of sound during the faster and highest free fall ever. >> and we are going to have more reviews of 2012 through out the morning. at about 8:15 we will take a look at the top political stories. that is going to be over on the cw channel 44, channel 12 on most cable systems. >>> this day marks 150 years for one of america's most significant pieces of history. >> the emancipation mans proclamation isbleming -- emancipation proclamation is about to make a rare appearance. we will let you know where after the break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the document aimed at freei the slaves was signed by abm lincoln 150 years ago. it wt into effect on january 1st, 1863. it will go
performance-enhancing drugs. john edwards walked after federal prosecutors failed to convince a jury the former presidential candidate misused campaign donations to hide his mistress. the last of nasa's fleet of space shuttles arrived at museums around the country. >> and launch. >> reporter: while the first privately built spacecraft delivered supplies to the international space station. >> touchdown confirmed. we're safe on mars. >> reporter: the curiosity rover landed on mars, beaming back pictures of the red planet and felix baumgartner became a human missile as he broke the speed of sound during the fastest and highest freefall ever. randall pinkston, cbs news, new york. >>> looking ahead to next year, mcafee labs expecting hacking on mobile devices now to expand in the coming year. the santa clara-based company is worried about so-called ransomware. that is the type of virus that thalocks up a phone or tablet and threatens to keep it locked up until a ransom is paid. other concerns for mobile customers include trojan horse programs that buy apps without user permission and the
. prince william's wife is expected to stay in king edwards hospital for several days. >> reporter: good morning charlie. the news today seems to be better. after spending a second day at the hospital with his wife, prince william left her looking a lot more relaxed. kate is, quote, continuing to feel better and it seems that the prince was feeling a little better, too. kate is generally an active woman, a bit of a jock at school as she showed in her last public appearance before the onset of the illness. doctors say there's no reason she shouldn't continue to respond to treatment. while she's been a natural at the meet and greet part of the job, the most important part of her job has always been to provide heirs to the throne. that will get priority now. given the delicate start to her delicate condition, we're bound to see less of her over the next few months. >> i think the doctors are being incredibly cautious. they don't want to take any risks. this is going to be the future heir to the throne. it really depends on how she recovers. if she feels well i'm sure we'll see her out and a
of morning sickness. mark phillips is outside king edwards vii hospital in london. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. normally, a royal baby gets this kind of attention when it's born. this one only had to be conceived. the duchess did leave the hospital today after three days inside where she was treated for acute morning sickness. as she and prince william left, she was asked how she felt. she said much better, yelling across the street to reporters who have been gathered here in the cold for that period of time. the couple are heading back to their london residence at kensington palace, where the duchess will stay for a period of rest, we're told. it's very unlikely that we'll see her over the next few days, anyway. her weekend events have been canceled. we'll see how she's feeling next week before we see her out and about again. charlie an norah? >> mark phillips, thank you. >>> the grammy awards usually honor musical royalty, but young, up-and-coming artists dominated this year's nominations. they were announced last night du
know. shattered. heartbroken. >> reporter: last tuesday the two called london's king edward vii hospital where duchess kate was. >> hello, can i speak to kate, please, my granddaughter. >> reporter: it was the nurse who put them through and a conversation with an entirely different nurse went viral. >> okay. so when is a good time to visit her because i'm the queen so i need a lift down there. >> the accents were terrible. it was designed to be stupid. we were never meant to get that far from the little corgis barking in the background. we wanted it to be a joke. >> their manager said they tried to ring them up. >> we tried to call them up. >> before you went to air. >> absolutely. >>> three days later she was found dead. she was the mother of two teenaged children. >> they are clearly shocked and devastated as to what has happened and bewindered that this has happened to their family. >> as fehr mel greig and michael christian, they, too, look shattered by their prank gone wrong. >> right now -- >> i care more about the family. i want to know that they've got the support that t
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